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Cambelt repairs and replacements in Jarrow!

At Jarrow MOT Centre, we provide cambelt repairs and replacement as well as timing belt kits for our customers. The timing belt is one of the most important parts of kit within your car’s system, controlling the timing of opening and closing of the engine’s valves. Every vehicle will need a timing belt (or cambelt) replacement at some point due to daily wear and tear to the vehicle. By using a timing belt kit, it can help to get the job done properly and is easier to use. It’s important that your timing belt is fitted properly to prevent any further errors.

Cambelt repairs at replacement

We provide cambelt (timing belt) repairs and replacements for all models of car or van. Cambelts will need replacing on every vehicle at some point, as per the manufacturers’ recommendation. These parts are subject to wear and tear and can fray or become worn and will need replacing. If this is not done, then it can cause serious damage to your engine which can get even more expensive.

We can work on any car models, and work on a price policy that is based on the engine size of your vehicle. Your timing belt should be check regularly to ensure that no serious or minor damage is starting to occur, and our team at Jarrow MOT Centre can check your handbook to see when it was last replaced and/or if your timing belt is due for a replacement. We can then advise you of your vehicle’s specific manufacturer requirements on the intervals at which your timing belt needs to be replaced.

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Timing belt kits

We supply a number of timing belt kits for most makes and models of vehicles. It can ensure that timing belt replacement is easier and can be done efficiently making sure your vehicle runs smoothly. If a cambelt isn’t fitted properly, it can cause further it’s important to make sure that it is being fitted correctly. All kits come with manufacturer’s warranty on parts, so you can feel confident that you’re getting a quality piece of kit for your vehicle. If you’re not sure which kit you need for your vehicle, your car handbook will usually serve as a guide and be able to tell you, however, we can also advise you at Jarrow MOT Centre on the parts needed in order for you to replace your cambelt. We’re specialists in the area, which means we have the knowledge and experience to make sure you get the best quality for your vehicle.

When does my timing belt kit need to be changed?

It’s important to change your timing belt kit based on the manufacturer’s mileage and specifications within your handbook. However, there can also be some other signs that your cambelt needs replacing;

Water pump problems – If you’ve experienced leaks within your water pump, it can lead to damage to your timing belt. The liquid leaked from your water pump can cause corrosion to some of the components in the timing belt kit and will need to be replaced.

Crankshaft or camshaft seal leaks – the oil leaked within the system due to a crankshaft or camshaft leak attacked the rubber of the belt, which can overheat the system.

Alternator belt damage – if your alternator belt is damaged it can move or parts can break off which can affect the parts in the system. It can cause the timing belt to move and therefore the tension on the belt can change, causing damage.

Repairs and replacements at Jarrow MOT Centre

At Jarrow MOT Centre, we have over 30 years’ experience working on timing belt kits and replacements. We can identify any other issues that have occurred in your vehicle over time, check manufacturers specifications and make sure that everything is running smoothly within your vehicle. We can replace the belt when the time comes, and also advise you if we notice that it will need changing in the future. That way, you can plan ahead for any repairs and make sure you book them in before any serious damage has been caused.

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